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    They know a million tricks, those novelists. Take Doctor Goebbels; that's how he started out, writing fiction. Appeals to the base lusts that hide in everyone no matter how respectable on the surface. Yes, the novelist knows humanity, how worthless they are, ruled by their testicles, swayed by cowardice, selling out every cause because of their greed - all he's got to do is thump on the drum, and there's his response. And he's laughing, of course, behind his hand at the effect he gets.

    Looking back now, it's funny to think we got so worked up, because usually the Sales were a big disappointment....But the point was, I suppose, we'd all of us in the past found something at a Sale, something that had become special...and so however much we tried to pretend otherwise, we couldn't ever shake off the old feelings of hope and excitement.

    The Drivers are doing good, sales are doing good. We just did a huge mailing for volunteers and got good response from that. We're ahead of where we've ever been.

    When we started getting the video airplay is when we saw the album sales start to climb towards the 100,000 mark. Before that, selling 10,000 in bluegrass was considered to be a huge success.

    There is certainly significant quality in our book both in terms of the quality of the horses at the end of the shank and in their racetrack performance. We had a bunch of horses that worked well during our first under tack show, they looked good doing it, and they look good when you go to the barn. In the 2-year-old sales, you've got to pass all three tests, and we had a number of horses that I thought passed all three tests with flying colors in the first preview. They have good conformation, they looked good on the video, and they worked within a reasonable timeframe in terms of demonstrating some level of athletic ability.

    The city has to opt out of the sales tax ceiling first, and that takes some time. Then, you have to have a vote of the people to approve it. And even then, it will be several months before you actually collect any revenues from it. So there wasn't enough time to raise the funds for 2006 through a sales tax.

    The weaker tone continues today, as in addition to bearish US inventory data, a slight warming trend is contributing to more brazen selling.

    I thought the result would have been a little more even because of the dire news that we were getting after Thanksgiving about slowing sales. So this (sales showing) is a pleasant surprise,

    You really can't put a railroad in play in an traditional sense. But he could be trying to prompt other changes. There are two attractive pieces of Sea-Land left. This could accelerate their interest in selling that.

    For that reason, he thinks the record labels will continue to see declining sales. Ultimately the system has to blow up from top to bottom, ... The industry is going to get a lot worse and see a lot more pain before it gets better.

    It is not just ticket sales. It is parking nightmares, rest rooms, emergency personnel, safety and security plans and any number of jobs that create the regional tournament. Just making sure there is cold pop for 5,000 people is a huge endeavor.

    What Sept. 11 has done to the economy is to accelerate, hasten and deepen the decline, but the decline existed before. The attack gave it the extra push in terms of retail sales. If you don't have a paycheck coming in, it doesn't matter how much cost of gasoline has gone down.

    It's an exciting time for PC manufacturers. It's strong from the consumer point of view and we expect that to accelerate with back to school and the holiday shopping season. Sales have actually been pretty good. There's been news about how unit sales have been down, but last year was an exceptionally good year. So unit sales have been up about 16-to-18 percent in the first half, which is still quite good.

    Almost like a car salesman, if a guy walks onto the lot and a salesman qualifies him on how he is dressed he may miss out on a hell of a sale, we try to open our mind and say it's not about perception or what you think you see,

    We have a couple of guys who are on call to make deliveries if we have a real rush but mostly it's just us. We do everything. We all bring our separate strengths to the business. Jan's background is in marketing and public relations. Teresa has 30 years of experience in sales in San Antonio and I take care of the business development stuff like paying the bills and updating the Web site.

    You're seeing a little relief buying after the pressure of the last three days. There was a lot of selling on the speculation about Rita, but now that it's getting closer to where it's expected to hit land, there's a backing off.

    Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales.

    While they have made impressive progress, we believe that the sales cycle can be as long as two years given the inertia inherent in many large marketing organizations.

    Only conservatives believe that subversion is still being carried on in the arts and that society is being shaken by it. Advanced art today is no longer a cause --it contains no moral imperative. There is no virtue in clinging to principles and standards, no vice in selling or in selling out.

    We are the experts. That's what people want when they are going to invest in a top-quality piece of exercise equipment. They want the assistance of someone who is proficient in the fitness and exercise industry, not just some sales guy.

    We started the year at 42-a-barrel oil - that was a concern, but we could get past it. When we crossed 60, I don't think anyone could question what 60 is going to do to retail sales.

    Obviously, the housing market has benefited them, but they're also doing other things. They're also selling some higher margin products, and you can go in and get the upscale products that you need. This company also has done some amazing changes in the last few years getting their working capital down relative to sales, getting a better return on their investment.

    Based on these announcements, we do not believe that Vail is on the selling block. However, we are confident that Mr. Katz, with his deep knowledge of Vail and extensive private equity real estate background, will actively work to maximize shareholder value through balance sheet management, cost cutting (cheaper Denver office space for one), and through the continued monetization of the company's valuable real estate assets.

    Any disappointment with the Philadelphia Fed Survey could lead to renewed dollar selling. A weak number would confirm the earlier survey and suggest a downside bias in the next ISM manufacturing report.

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